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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Spokane WA
512 AM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

...Warm, Dry and Breezy weather continue for Friday...

.Warm and dry conditions coupled with gusty westerly winds
expected this afternoon and evening. This will create hazardous
fire weather conditions for parts of central Washington. These
conditions may lead to increased fire spread potential.

WAZ673-676-677-210100-
/O.CON.KOTX.FW.W.0008.180720T1800Z-180721T0400Z/
East Washington Northern Columbia Basin (Zone 673)-
East Washington South Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 676)-
East Washington Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 677)-
512 AM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
9 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR EAST
WASHINGTON CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS AND THE
WESTERN PORTION OF THE COLUMBIA BASIN...

* Affected Area: Fire Weather Zone 673 East Washington Northern
  Columbia Basin (Zone 673)...Fire Weather Zone 676 East
  Washington South Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 676) and Fire
  Weather Zone 677 East Washington Central Cascade Valleys (Zone
  677).

* Winds: Northwest to west 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 25 mph.

* Relative Humidities: 12 to 25 percent.

* Impacts: Gusty winds and low relative humidity on dry fuels
  will promote rapid fire spread.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now....or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

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Air Quality Alert


ORZ023>030-212100-
Central Douglas County-Eastern Curry County and Josephine County-
Eastern Douglas County Foothills-Jackson County-
South Central Oregon Cascades-
Siskiyou Mountains and Southern Oregon Cascades-Klamath Basin-
Northern and Eastern Klamath County and Western Lake County-
Including the cities of Drain, Elkton, Roseburg, Sutherlin, Green,
Myrtle Creek, Canyonville, Glendale, Grants Pass, Cave Junction,
Steamboat, Toketee Falls, Medford, Ashland, Crater Lake,
Crescent Lake, Diamond Lake, Union Creek, Howard Prairie,
Siskiyou Summit, Altamont, Klamath Falls, Beatty, Bly, Chemult,
Crescent, Gilchrist, and Sprague River
1256 AM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has issued an Air Quality
Alert...in effect until further notice.

Wildfires burning in the region combined with forecast conditions
will cause air quality levels to fluctuate and could be at unhealthy
levels.

Pollutants in smoke can cause burning eyes...runny nose...aggravate
heart and lung diseases...and aggravate other serious health
problems.Limit outdoor activities and keep children indoors if it is
smoky. Please follow medical advice if you have a heart or lung
condition.

For additional information...please visit the web site at
http://www.oregon.gov/deq

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Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Spokane WA
512 AM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

WAZ034-035-041-044-211215-
Moses Lake Area-Upper Columbia Basin-Wenatchee Area-
Waterville Plateau-
512 AM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Central
Washington...East Central Washington and North Central
Washington.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Breezy and dry conditions could lead to rapid spread of fires.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

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